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Solution to high school boundaries issue

EDITOR: With regard to the dilemma that some Serrano residents are facing with high school boundaries, there is a simple, cost saving solution. Instead of three school districts in El Dorado Hills (Rescue, Buckeye and El Dorado Union High School), why not have just one district for our community? We’d be eliminating redundant administration costs […]

No Comment / July 11, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Celebrating Independence Day in El Dorado Hills

EDITOR: This year on July 3 I attended the Town Center Fireworks Jubilee with my Boy Scout troop. There were thousands of people at the celebration and it looked like they all had fun. Independence Day, or Fourth of July, is a holiday that I think a lot of people misunderstand. For many it is just […]

No Comment / July 10, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Leave animal rehab to the professionals

EDITOR: Sierra Wildlife Rescue appreciates our rescuers of orphaned or injured wild mammals and birds more than we can say, and we could not do our job without the kind and compassionate members of the public who call us when they find an animal in need. Wild babies, particularly, are adorable and we understand that […]

No Comment / July 10, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Jakowatz claims about EID inaccurate

In a letter to the editor written by Jon Jakowatz on July 3 and updated on July 4 he accuses El Dorado Irrigation District of denying access of thousands of public documents to the public as a result of the installation of our new website. He also implies that the district has been less that […]

9 Comments / July 05, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

EID again holding secret labor negotiations

Ratepayers again didn’t get a seat at the table on June 25 as the El Dorado Irrigation District initiated new, behind-closed-door labor negotiations. Literally millions of dollars of EID employee compensation and lavish benefits are secretly being discussed … including current per employee $78,000 average salaries, $18,500 medical plans, $12,800 pension contributions, and up to […]

No Comment / July 05, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

EID denies access to public documents

The El Dorado Irrigation District has denied access to thousands of public documents. The installation of EID’s completely new website the overnight June 28-29 has turned off access to all public documents except the few directly available on the website. This latest move by EID’s general manager wasn’t mentioned at the June 25 Board of […]

3 Comments / July 03, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Concerned about new school schedule

Beginning this August for the 2012-13 school year Rescue Union School District is implementing a one-hour early release schedule for students each Monday. First of all, I would like to know where this hour of school is going? Is it going to be made up or is it an hour every week of school disappearing? […]

No Comment / June 29, 2012 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »